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▼Procedure for Immigration Services

●Registration of Birth

A child born in Japan who is going to stay longer than 60 days is required to obtain residence status. Application for residence status must be made within 30 days after birth at the Fukuoka Immigration Bureau. A birth certificate from a hospital or an acceptance letter of birth certificate issued by a municipal office is necessary for the application.

Your child is also required to register at the municipal office of the ward within 60 days after birth by submitting a birth certificate from a hospital.

■Necessary Documents

1. Application for Permission to Aquire Status of Residence
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2. Passport
3. Alien Registration Card
4. Certificate of Birth or Acceptance Letter of Birth Certificate

■Where to Submit

Fukuoka Immigration Bureau
Fukuoka Airport Domestic Flights Terminal #3, 778-1 Shimo-usui, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0003

Office Hours : 9:00-16:00 weekday
[Immigration Information Center] Tel.092-626-5100

Immigration Bureau of Japan >> http://www.immi-moj.go.jp